Parting from the Four Attachments

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed this teaching on October 6, 2023, at the International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu, Nepal. His Eminence Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and the Rangjung Yeshe Institute requested this teaching from him. Parting from the Four Attachments is a profound Buddhist teaching originally transmitted by Mañjuśrī to Sachen […]

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Nature of Suffering: Discovering Bliss Beyond

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) gave this teaching at the request of Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, United Kingdom in 1991. All of us, regardless of our background—be it rich or poor, healthy or sick, educated or uneducated, powerful or powerless—experience various forms and levels of suffering. The desire for liberation from […]

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Sleeping Yoga Instruction

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) gave this teaching on Amitābha sleeping yoga at the request of the Singapore Buddha Sasana Society (Sakya Tenphel Ling) on February 19, 2011. Death is a topic many would avoid perceiving it as negative, yet everyone born will have to face and experience it eventually. Instead […]

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Basic Human Goodness and the Spiritual Path

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed a two-day teaching on May 28 and 29, 2012 at Tai Pei Buddhist Center, Singapore, jointly organized by Sakya Tenphel Ling (Singapore Sasana Center) and Pureland Marketing. Addressing people at all levels of the path and all states of belief, His Holiness emphasizes in this […]

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Wisdom and Compassion

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed this teaching in 2003 at Ahimsa Institute, South Egremont, Massachusetts, USA. We often focus on the results that we desire without precise attention to the causal factors that will produce them. This is true whether we are speaking of worldly or spiritual goals: success, happiness, […]

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The Significance of a Two-Day Major Empowerment

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed this teaching on September 16, 2007, at Singapore Buddha Sasana Society (Sakya Tenphel Ling). Although it might appear that Vajrayāna, or the “vajra vehicle,” is a third yana that exists apart from Hīnayāna and Mahāyāna, Vajrayāna is, in fact, an aspect of Mahāyāna, or the […]

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The Nature of Mind

The Nature of Mind

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed this teaching in 1984 at Rigpa in London, England. All of us have the potential to become enlightened. However, in order to attain buddhahood, we do have to recognize and realize the true nature of mind. In this teaching, His Holiness explains the method to […]

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